Monthly Archive: February 2017

The biggest smallmouth … ever

David L. Hayes is an avid sportfisherman who holds the distinction of having caught the world’s largest smallmouth bass. A narrative of how Hayes caught the 11-pound, 15-ounce fish back in 1955 is presented.

Well, maybe you’ve never heard of Mr. Hayes, but the record he set in 1955 outdid those other great moments in sports, not only unseating a current titleholder but establishing a record now forty years old and conceivably untouchable.